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Small nuclear power reactors: Future or folly?

Small nuclear power reactors: Future or folly? The National Post published an op-ed about nuclear reactors by M. V. Ramana, a professor at UBC’s Liu Institute for Global Issues, and […]

Engineering Safe Water

Researchers at UBC Okanagan’s School of Engineering are exploring ways to improve the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of monitoring municipal water systems.

Meet Team Canada: Taipei swan song for Thunderbirds

Meet Team Canada: Taipei swan song for Thunderbirds

The three Thunderbirds know they will be a big part of Team Canada’s mission to improve upon a somewhat disappointing seventh-place finish in 2015.

Small nuclear power reactors: Future or folly?

The National Post published an op-ed about nuclear reactors by M. V. Ramana, a professor at UBC’s Liu Institute for Global Issues, and the Simons Chair in Disarmament, Global and […]

For some microorganisms, symbiosis is more of a hostage situation

UPI reported on UBC research that suggests some symbiotic relationships among microorganisms includes coercion. Speaking about a particular freshwater bacterium, Vittorio Boscaro, a UBC biologist, said “although the host needs […]

Geography professor discussed impact of city trees

Breakfast Television interviewed Andreas Christen, a UBC geography professor, about UBC research that found losing just one tree around a building can drive up heating costs in that building. He […]

B.C. pledges education action – for the good of democracy, Canada should follow suit

The Conversation published an op-ed by Michelle Stack, a professor in UBC’s department of education studies, about government action on education. She wrote that “if we put money into education […]

Site C dam evictees hold their breath, still in political limbo

Metro News mentioned an April report by the Program on Water Governance at UBC that found cancelling the Site C dam project would still save B.C. up to $1.65 billion.

Port Alberni sawmill shut over supply, softwood dispute

The Times Colonist quoted Harry Nelson, a UBC forestry professor, about the softwood lumber dispute. He is skeptical that a deal is close since the U.S. lumber lobby likely wants more […]

B.C. gov’t will fight Kinder Morgan pipeline, not delay permits

The Vancouver Sun interviewed Jocelyn Stacey, a professor who teaches environmental law at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at UBC, for a story about the Kinder Morgan pipeline. Speaking about […]

How sleep problems in children affect parents

International Business Times published an op-ed about children’s sleep by Wendy Hall, a UBC nursing professor. She said “we found that mothers’ depression was associated with their sleep quality, fatigue […]

Want to be happy? Buy more takeout, hire a maid, study says

The New York Times reported on UBC research that found people reported higher daily wellbeing and life satisfaction if they spend their money on time-saving purchases. Lead author Ashley Whillans, […]

Great white shark population booms in B.C.

International Business Times reported on future fish distribution research by William Cheung, a professor at the Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries at UBC. He said “based on my team’s […]

The gaybourhood in a post-gay, post-Orlando world

Amin Ghaziani, a UBC sociology professor, was interviewed for a Mel Magazine article on the concept of a “gaybourhood.” He said gay districts for LGBTQ people “incubate unique cultures, political […]

Where Vancouver leads in LGBT progress

A Georgia Straight article on LGBT progress in Vancouver mentioned UBC members including HIV/AIDS researcher Dr. Julio Montaner; the Sexual Health Laboratory led by Lori Brotto; the Men’s Health Research […]

UBC aims to clean Canada’s dirty water with bacteria

A new technology project led by Pierre Bérubé, a UBC civil engineering professor, was featured on Business News Network. The invention uses bacteria and gravity to turn non-potable water into […]

RACE to diagnosis at VJH

Castanet reported on a UBC study that found a rapid access clinic at Vernon Jubilee Hospital led to earlier diagnosis of gastrointestinal cancers and reduced staff overtime costs. According to […]

Stopping the opioid epidemic means smarter prescribing

Evan Wood, a UBC medicine professor, Canada Research Chair in Inner City Medicine, and the director of the B.C. Centre on Substance Use, wrote an op-ed for the Globe and […]

Beekeeping Workshop: Bees and Wax